Florida Senate - 2018                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 844
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Education (Bean) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subsection (2) of section
    6  1009.286, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         1009.286 Additional student payment for hours exceeding
    8  baccalaureate degree program completion requirements at state
    9  universities.—
   10         (2) State universities shall require a student to pay an
   11  excess hour surcharge for each credit hour in excess of the
   12  number of credit hours required to complete the baccalaureate
   13  degree program in which the student is enrolled. The excess hour
   14  surcharge shall become effective for students who enter a state
   15  university for the first time and maintain continuous enrollment
   16  as follows:
   17         (c) For the 2012-2013 academic year and thereafter, an
   18  excess hour surcharge equal to 100 percent of the tuition rate
   19  for each credit hour in excess of 110 percent. Notwithstanding
   20  the requirements of this subsection, the state university shall
   21  refund the excess hour surcharge assessed pursuant to this
   22  paragraph, for up to 12 credit hours, to any first-time-in
   23  college student who completes a baccalaureate degree program
   24  within 4 years after initial enrollment in a state university.
   25         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.
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   28  And the title is amended as follows:
   29         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   30  and insert:
   31                        A bill to be entitled                      
   32         An act relating to excess credit hour surcharges;
   33         amending s. 1009.286, F.S.; requiring a state
   34         university to return up to a specified amount of
   35         assessed excess credit hour surcharges to first-time
   36         in-college students who meet certain requirements;
   37         providing an effective date.